Want to plan a successful wedding retreat? Here are some tips that will encourage attendance and give you rave reviews.
1. Develop a Theme for Your Wedding Retreat
A theme gives your wedding retreat focus and should relate to your group’s purpose. Give it a cool title to create excitement and encourage participation.
2. Research Your Retreat
You want your participants to contribute and be engaged. Plan your retreat so they are encouraged to participate. It should be a balance between work and fun.
4. Establish a Good Facilitator
This will ensure the smooth running of your retreat and keep it on task. It also ensures objectivity.
5. Arrange for a Note Taker
This will provide a record of key points and results to refer back to later.
6. Select a Great Venue
It should offer comfortable accommodations, great service and food, and the equipment needed to present any information. Natural light would also be a great thing to encourage a positive spirit.
7. Get Feedback from Participants
You can find multiple free surveys online. Be sure to make them anonymous for best results.
8. Reserve Your Space
Some venues will need reservations up to a year in advance. This way you can publicize and market your retreat once you secure a date.
9. Use Marketing Materials
Send out marketing materials at least two months in advance. Set the registration deadline at least 10 days before the event, and use an “early bird” discount if people sign up before the deadline.
10. Provide Details for Your Participants
Give your participants directions to the facility, a schedule, and “what to bring” and what will be provided.
Looking for that perfect space for your next wedding retreat? Consider The Swan Barn Door for your venue conveniently located in beautiful Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Save the date for your event today at The Swan Barn Door by going to the Save the Date page.